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Experience Opera

Experience Opera

2015-16 Season

McCaw Hall

Memberships start at $8 per person

Students and their teachers are invited to experience the magic of the opera from behind the scenes! Get backstage access to our Scenic Studios or Costume Shop, or see the unfolding of a production in an exclusive viewing of a dress rehearsal. There are unlimited ways to experience opera; come discover the opera all-season long!

WAYS TO EXPERIENCE OPERA:

  • Dress rehearsals: Witness the final stages of preparation before an opera hits the mainstage! Experience a full-length opera with a unique perspective of behind-the-scenes rehearsing. Seats in McCaw Hall offer views of the stage as well as the production, tech, music, and orchestra departments at work! This season includes dress rehearsals at McCaw Hall of the following operas: Nabucco (August 5 & 6); Pearl Fishers (October 14 & 15); Marriage of Figaro (January 13 & 14); Mary Stuart (February 24 & 25); Flying Dutchman  (May 4 & 5)
  • Opera Discussions: Before attending a dress rehearsal, learn everything there is to know about the evening's opera! Unlock the secrets behind the music and history, and learn about the inner-workings of a dress rehearsal. The event is free, and open to dress-rehearsal ticket holders! 4:45pm on dress rehearsal evenings, Nesholm Family Lecture Hall
  • Costume Shop Tour: Want a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into preparing an opera? This season features a tour of our Costume Shop, offering an exciting peak into the world of costume design! Open to season members and one-time attendees (Sept. 16)

 

Are you a teacher? We come to your school!

Prepare your students to attend an opera dress rehearsal or performance with a hands-on session with our engaging teaching artists. This fully customizable program connects to a variety of curricula, including humanities, foreign language, music, and history! 

Free with two Group Memberships (15 participants) $120 ea. Contact us today to receive an access code and book your classroom or afterschool group presentation!

For more information contact the education department at 206.676.5566 or emial ExperienceOpera@SeattleOpera.org

Order now:

One day and season-long memberships are available to attend these events. One-day memberships are $8/person (or $120 for a group of 15), and season-long memberships are $45 per person and include two teen night events. 

To order, click "Register Now" and complete the form. Payment type can be by check or credit card. Contact ExperienceOpera@SeattleOpera.org today to receive an access code!

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Monday, August 17, 2015 7:00 PM    McCaw Hall    Register Now   
Add to Calendar 8/17/2015 7:00:00 PM 8/17/2015 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Experience Opera McCaw Hall

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 4:30 PM    Seattle Opera Costume Shop    Register Now   
Add to Calendar 9/16/2015 4:30:00 PM 9/16/2015 4:30:00 PM America/Vancouver Experience Opera Seattle Opera Costume Shop

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 7:00 PM       Register Now   
Add to Calendar 10/14/2015 7:00:00 PM 10/14/2015 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Experience Opera McCaw Hall

Thursday, October 15, 2015 7:00 PM       Register Now   
Add to Calendar 10/15/2015 7:00:00 PM 10/15/2015 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Experience Opera McCaw Hall

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 7:00 PM       Register Now   
Add to Calendar 1/13/2016 7:00:00 PM 1/13/2016 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Experience Opera McCaw Hall

Thursday, January 14, 2016 7:00 PM       Register Now   
Add to Calendar 1/14/2016 7:00:00 PM 1/14/2016 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Experience Opera McCaw Hall

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 7:00 PM       Register Now   
Add to Calendar 2/24/2016 7:00:00 PM 2/24/2016 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Experience Opera McCaw Hall

Thursday, February 25, 2016 7:00 PM       Register Now   
Add to Calendar 2/25/2016 7:00:00 PM 2/25/2016 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Experience Opera McCaw Hall

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 7:00 PM       Register Now   
Add to Calendar 5/4/2016 7:00:00 PM 5/4/2016 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Experience Opera McCaw Hall

Thursday, May 5, 2016 7:00 PM       Register Now   
Add to Calendar 5/5/2016 7:00:00 PM 5/5/2016 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Experience Opera McCaw Hall

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